Margaret Sanger would have been a hero in modern days having devoted her life to legalising birth control and making it universally available for women.

Unfortunately being born in 1879, Sanger came of age during the times of the Comstock Act, a federal statute that criminalised contraceptives and hence faced imprisonment for her what would have been noble work.

Here’s a look at what her pioneering work has brought us in modern times.

Contraception at a glance

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Sources:
http://www.themalaymailonline.com/features/article/a-century-after-arrest-of-birth-control-pioneer-contraception-at-a-glance
http://www.un.org/en/development/desa/population/publications/pdf/family/trendsContraceptiveUse2015Report.pdf
https://www.guttmacher.org/fact-sheet/adding-it-investing-sexual-and-reproductive-health
http://blog.oup.com/2011/10/sanger/
http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/SP.DYN.CONU.ZS?locations=SG